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Community Affairs Manager - WSOC TV in Charlotte, NC at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 6/20/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Summary

Do you have compassion for your community? Are you driven by a desire and conviction to serve your neighbors? At WSOC Charlotte, we believe in using our powerful voice to benefit families in the Mid-South. We are currently seeking a Community Affairs Manager. For this important position, you must be devoted to the betterment of our community. You will organize station-sponsored events and work with charitable partners. You will passionately organize our team in all areas surrounding community service. You may also be called on to coordinate video shoots and capture interviews for stories about our public events. This is your chance to combine your heart and your hands, daily, for the good of our community.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Organize community events under the umbrella of WSOC
  • Foster strong community relationships 
  • Solicit partnerships with local businesses
  • Coordinate sponsorable events with Account Executives
  • Create stories to air during newscasts to support station events
  • Lead staff to create meaningful and creative stories to support major events including Black History Month, Read Across America, Hispanic Awareness, Breast Cancer Awareness, Food Drive, School Supply Drive and our Season of Giving
  • Schedule news anchors for community events
  • Cultivate relationships with Creative Services to develop promotions to support efforts
  • Account and track all community events for FCC filings
  • Create internal communications for all station sponsorships
  • Coordinate video shoots and craft stories to support station initiatives

 

 

What we look for

WHAT YOU WILL BRING:

  • Degree in communications, marketing, or related field
  • Strong organizational skills
  • 4 years of experience with charitable organizations
  • Must be able to bring together different work groups for the collective good
  • Must value a diversity of voices to build strong journalism
  • Excel under pressure  
  • Prior experience working in a newsroom or in public relations preferred but not required
  • Strong local contacts are a plus

WHAT WE OFFER YOU: WHY YOU SHOULD WORK AT CMG

CMG is an industry-leading media company with dominant brands, award-winning content, and exceptional people – and you could be one of them! We are a start-up built on a 100-year history of blazing trails in the world of media. Over that time, our skilled journalists and storytellers have covered war and peace, tragedies and celebrations, small moments, and global movements.  We are relying on our longstanding experience and entrepreneurial mentality to build a media company that is modern, agile, and uniquely positioned for the future.

We provide valuable local content to viewers in the communities we serve through our 33 high-quality, market-leading television stations in 20 markets, 53 top-performing radio stations delivering all genres of content in 11 markets, and numerous streaming and digital platforms. Our portfolio includes primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations. We also offer a full suite of national, regional, local, and digital advertising services with CMG Local Solutions, CoxReps and Gamut.

We offer rewarding and challenging careers that encourage growth and development. We take care of our people with industry-leading total rewards offerings that includes medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and accident insurance as well as, a best-in-class wellness program, 401(k) matching and time-off programs.

We promote the safety and well-being of our employees by requiring that all newly hired CMG employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. CMG will provide reasonable accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. 

If this description fits and CMG sounds like a company you want to work for, we’d love to have you join us. Apply today!

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